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Terracotta statuette of a woman with tympanum

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Egyptian
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H.: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.2005
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Veiled, holding tympanum in both hands and leaning with left arm on tall vase.
Until 1888, collection of Joseph William Drexel, New York; acquired in 1889, gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton Drexel.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1895. The Terracottas and Pottery of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in Halls 4 and 15. no. 710, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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